Welcome to the backtrader documentation!
The platform has 2 main objectives:
Ease of use
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Loosely based on the Karate (Kid) rules by Mr. Miyagi.
The basics of running this platform:
Create a Strategy
Decide on potential adjustable parameters
Instantiate the Indicators you need in the Strategy
Write down the logic for entering/exiting the market
- Prepare some indicators to work as long/short signals
Create a Cerebro Engine
- First: Inject the Strategy (or signal-based strategy)
Load and Inject a Data Feed (once created use
For visual feedback use:
The platform is highly configurable
Let’s hope you, the user, find the platform useful and fun to work with.